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EAG Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Randolph

Jeff Randolph Discusses A Common Marketing Problem Nonprofits Face

June 18, 2024

EAG Advertising & Marketing Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Randolph previews key points that participants will explore in his July 23rd workshop, Prioritizing Marketing Efforts for Nonprofits.

haley grayless

Haley Grayless Previews Her Essential Pillars of Leadership Success Workshop

May 30, 2024

Leadership development coach Haley Grayless of Växa Collective previews her June 18-20 Essential Pillars of Leadership Success workshop.

Congratulations, Leadership Leawood Class 2024

May 23, 2024

Congratulations to the inaugural 2024 Leadership Leawood graduates on completing their leadership training program.

Haley Grayless Leads Workshop With This Important Focus for Aspiring and Emerging Leaders

May 1, 2024

Haley Grayless of Växa Collective discusses how she helps people build leadership skills in her interactive three-session workshop.

UMKC TalentLink facilitator Jeremy Gray led an Emerging Leader training workshop for our friends at Wayside Waifs.

Wayside Waifs Emerging Leader Training with Jeremy Gray

April 18, 2024

UMKC TalentLink facilitator Jeremy Gray led an Emerging Leader training workshop for our friends at Wayside Waifs.

Krista Shelton

Learn From Real-life Scenarios of Fraud and Cybersecurity Breaches

April 12, 2024

Krista Shelton of Focused Forensic Solutions shares insight on fraud and how her workshop can prepare small business owners.

Sam Sapp

Minimize Cybersecurity Risks Through Preparation

April 1, 2024

Lockbaud founder Sam Sapp discusses the importance of cybersecurity awareness and preparation for small businesses to minimize risk.

Jonathan Jones is a a certified Gallup CliftonStrengths® Assessment coach for UMKC TalentLink.

CliftonStrengths Assessment Results Can Boost Job Engagement and Quality of Life 

March 20, 2024

Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths® Assessment coach Jonathan Jones discusses how the test can optimize strengths at work and in your personal life.

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Skills-based Hiring Levels the Playing Field

March 4, 2024

Skills-based hiring levels the playing field, highlighting what you can do based on your skills. Increase your value by developing job skills.